1996 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1996 Syracuse Orangemen football
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Big East co-champion
Liberty Bowl champion
Liberty Bowl, W 30–17 vs. Houston
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 19
AP No. 21
1996 record 9–3 (6–1 Big East)
Head coach Paul Pasqualoni
Home stadium Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#13 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
#14 Miami (FL) +   6 1         9 3  
#21 Syracuse +   6 1         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         8 4  
Pittsburgh   3 4         4 7  
Boston College   2 5         5 7  
Rutgers   1 6         2 9  
Temple   0 7         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Syracuse Orangemen football team competed in football on behalf of Syracuse University during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orangemen were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 6:00 PM No. 24 North Carolina* No. 9 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN2 L 10–27   48,097
September 21 7:30 PM at Minnesota* No. 23 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN2 L 33–35   45,756
September 28 3:30 PM No. 18 Virginia Tech Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY CBS W 52–21   49,069
October 5 12:00 PM Rutgers Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 42–0   48,112
October 12 12:00 PM Pittsburgh Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 55–7   45,103
October 26 12:00 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA (Rivalry) CBS W 45–17   44,500
November 2 3:30 PM at No. 18 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) CBS W 30–7   56,312
November 9 3:30 PM at Tulane* No. 24 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 31–7   13,537
November 16 6:00 PM No. 22 Army* No. 19 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN W 42–17   49,257
November 23 12:00 PM at Temple No. 16 Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA ESPN+ W 36–15   4,312
November 30 3:30 PM No. 23 Miami (FL) No. 16 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY CBS L 31–38   49,426
December 27 3:00 PM vs. Houston* No. 23 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN W 30–17   49,163
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
  • Schedule Source:[1]

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